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Prohibited Industries as per MPD


  • Industries manufacturing the following shall be prohibited within National Capital Territory of Delhi.
  1. Arc/induction furnace
  2. Acids
  3. Alkalis
  4. Animal & fish oils
  5. Aldehydes
  6. Acid slurry
  7. Acetylides, phridines, iodoform, chloroform, E-nepthol, etc.
  8. Ammonium sulphoajanide, arsenic and its compounds, barium carbonate, barium cyanide, barium ethyle sulphate, barium acetate cinnabar, copper sulphocyanide, ferrocyanide, hydro cyanide, hydro cyanic acid, potassium biocalate, potassium, cyanide, prussiate of potash, phynigallc acid, silver cyanide
  9. Aircraft building.
  10. Abattoirs, animal blood processing.(except existing and relocation)
  11. Bitumen blowing (hot)
  12. Brick kiln (using fresh earth as raw material, coal as fuel)
  13. B-nepthol
  14. Bakelite powder (starting from formaldehyde)
  15. Barely malt and extract
  16. Bone-grist, bone-meal, salting of bones, storages of bones in open, bone drying
  17. Bone charcoal manufacturing
  18. Blast furnaces - coal fired
  19. Bicycles (integrated plant)
  20. Brewery and potable spirits
  21. Chlorinated paraffin wax purification
  22. Carbon black
  23. Cement industry
  24. Calcium carbide, phosphorous, aluminum dust paste and powder, copper, zinc, etc. (electrothermal industries)
  25. Cranes, hoists and lifts (excluding assembly)
  26. General industrial machinery (such as hydraulic equipments, drilling equipments, boilers, etc.)
  27. DOP (Dioctyl Phthalate), DBP & Plasticizer
  28. Dry cell battery
  29. Dye & dye intermediates
  30. Distillation of wood, chemical seasoning of wood (excluding natural seasoning)
  31. Explosives, i.e., Fireworks, Gunpowder, Guncotton, etc.
  32. Earth moving machinery/equipment (manufacturing of assembly)
  33. Electric wires and cables (more than 100 workers, 2000 sqm plot)
  34. Fatty acids
  35. Fungicides & pesticides
  36. Flexographic ink
  37. Fuel oils, illuminating oils and other oils such as stchetic oil, shoal oil, lubricants
  38. Foundries (except Pit Furnace)
  39. Gas compressors
  40. Graphite production
  41. Glass furnace (more than 1 ton/day capacity)
  42. Gases-carbon-disulphide, ultramarine blue, chlorine, hydrogen, sulphur dioxide, acetylene, etc. (other than LPG/ CNG/Oxygen/medical gases)
  43. Glandular/glandes extraction
  44. Glue and gelatine from bones and flesh
  45. Hot mix plant (except those approved by DPCC / CPCB)
  46. Hazardous waste processing viz. hospital/medical/industrial waste
  47. Polyurethene foam
  48. Industrial gelatine, nitro glycerine and fulminate
  49. Iron / steel metal forging (using pneumatic hammer).
  50. Industrial gelatine, nitro glycerine and fulminate
  51. Industrial trucks, trailers, etc.
  52. Linear alkyd benzene
  53. Lead manufacturing including secondary lead industry (recovery of lead from waste scrap)
  54. Lime kiln.
  55. Leather tanning and dyeing (raw hides/skins to semi finish)
  56. Locomotives and wagons
  57. Methanol
  58. Methylated spirit
  59. Mechanical stone crushers & washing of coarse sand
  60. Manufacturing of pulp & paper
  61. Melamine resin
  62. Mineral salts (which involve use of acids: CuSO4, FESO4, alum, etc.)
  63. Manufacturing of diesel engines, generators except assembly
  64. Motor cycles, scooters, cars, tempos, trucks, etc.
  65. News print manufacturing, pulping, fresh paper making
  66. Nitrogeneors and phosphatic fertilizers, except mixing of fertilizers for compounding (large scale)
  67. Organic solvent, chlorinated minerals, methanol, aldehydes, methylated spirits
  68. Petroleum coke processing, not as fuel
  69. Potteries/refractories (using coal or furnace oil)
  70. Polyethylene polymers including resins
  71. Paint industry (nitro Cellulose & Alkyd resin based)
  72. Plasticisers manufacturing
  73. Pyridines
  74. Phenol formaldehyde resin and powder
  75. Porcelain product potteries (using coal of production capacity more than 2 tonne per day)
  76. Rubber solution and thinner (using naptha and rubber scrap)
  77. Roasting of Ore Sulphide Oxides of mixtures
  78. Rayon fibre manufacturing
  79. Refractories
  80. Reclamation of rubber.
  81. Production of tyres and tubes (devulcanisation)
  82. Saccharine
  83. Secondary Zine industry
  84. Synthetic rubber
  85. Smelting
  86. Sewing machines (integrated units) except assembly
  87. Sluice gates and gears
  88. Stainless Steel Pickling
  89. Steam engines
  90. Steel pipes and tubes (continuous welded/seamless)
  91. Sugar, khand sari
  92. Sodium silicatc industry (more than 1 tonne/day)
  93. Stone quarrying
  94. Textile (more than 100 workers in all shifts, I acre of land, 100 LKD of water)
  95. Thorium, radium and similar isotopes and recovery of rare earth
  96. Turbines
  97. Urea & Phenyl Formaldehyde resin
  98. Vegetable oil hydrogenerated
  99. Waste (crude / burnt) oil processing (refinery)



  1. A public utility service involving any of the activities referred to above shall be permitted subject to environmental laws.
  2. Further additions / alterations to the list of Prohibited Industries could be made if considered appropriate and in public interest by the Central Government to do so.
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